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Paul Jennings Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Paul Jennings
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“Nor that I’m though. No, generally I am as quiet as a lamb. I’m not big either. In fact a lot of people think I am about fourteen years old and they are amazed when I tell them I am really seventeen.”
Paul Jennings
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Quirky Tails
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being though
a lamb
being big
seventeen
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“I’m sorry, ′ said Mum. ‘But I’m getting married whether you like it or not.’ ‘But Mum,’ I started off. ‘no buts,’ she cut in. ‘i’m lonely at night you and Andy have gone to bed. And anyway, I love Ralph. He is a lovely man. I though you like him too.”
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“See, this kid was hanging around outside the flower shop and Jenny the shop assistant thought he was a trouble maker. She reckoned he might be going to nick something. That’s why she called for me.”
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“A poor boy comes in and buys a dozen roses, which he can’t afford. Going home on the train, the roses get caught in the doors and ruined.”
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“My head started to spin. This was just too much. It was the last straw. Now he had gone and brought a corpse to our home. He was leaving a dead body in the workshop for some reason or another.”
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“Quirky? You can say that again . . . I have an eye on my finger and a little face in my throat. I start to cry. Tears fall down my face. And down my finger. The eye on my finger is shedding tears too. You’ll be speechless.”
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“I was sure glad when the honeymoon was over. It was a nightmare. Not that things improved when we got home. They didn’t. Ralph moved in with us and straight away built a workshop at the bottom of the yard.”
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“Gerald grabbed the broken stalks and looked around like a hunted rabbit. He looked straight at me, red with shame. He wanted to escape but Scouse was blocking his way.”
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“It all started on Christmas Eve. I had to look after my little brat of a brother. ‘Take him into Myer’s and show him the Christmas windows,’ said Mum. ‘Keep him busy for about two hours while Helen and I wrap up his Christmas presents.”
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“The doors opened and we stepped out into the black night. The whole place had changed. There was no roof garden and no Santa. There weren’t even any lights.”

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